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Conveyor accommodates needs of diverse industries.
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'); document.write('Able to carry loads from 10–1,000 lb, Extended Range Live Roll (ERLR) can have various roll centers and operates at speeds up to 250 fpm. In addition to minimizing noise, design facilitates maintenance and subsequently reduces downtime. Also featuring zero pressure accumulation with air brakes, conveyor can be used in such industries as automotive, appliance, and tire conveying.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Epoxy Curing Agents are formulated for industrial applications.
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'); document.write('Used for industrial coatings and construction applications, Ancamine® 2764 and 2767 are formulated for accelerated cure, reduced viscosity, and maximum color/color stability. Reactive amine curative for epoxy resin, Ancamine® 2739, can provide water spot and blush resistance in adverse cure conditions while meeting regulatory and emissions requirements. Offering UV stability and durability, Amicure® IC-322 polycarbamide flooring product helps cure aliphatic isocyanates.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Superwetting Surfactants help coat hard-to-wet substrates.
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'); document.write('Designed to have superior balance of properties, including both equilibrium and dynamic wetting, system compatibility, and low foam, Dynol™ 960 and 980 solve the problems associated with coating hard-to-wet substrates. Aiding in film coalescence, siloxane-based superwetters also provide flow and leveling. Products optimize formulation performance, while minimizing reformulation time and effort.'); document.write('
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Core Plugs come in 7 diameters for roll protection.
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'); document.write('Offered in 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 12 in. sizes, Inca Core Plugs are produced using proprietary molding process combining hard and softwood wood fibers with synthetic resin. Engineered presswood molding uses high heat and pressure to ensure consistent size and shape. Resulting fiber structure exceeds industry standards for damage resulting from compression, side impact force, and moisture. Smooth, durable surface ensures safe insertion into rolling cores and facilitates removal for reuse.'); document.write('
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UV-Ozone Cleaning System produces results within minutes.
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'); document.write('Along with UV grid lamp for uniformity, HELIOS-500 features digital process timer for accurate control and drawer loading sample stage that accommodates up to 5 x 5 in. substrates. Included pedestals allow for adjusting distance between UV source and substrate, while built-in hour-counter records total hours of UV lamp usage for maintenance purposes. Within minutes, system can achieve near atomically clean surfaces using 185 and 254 nm UV wavelengths and without damaging devices.'); document.write('
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Acrylic Binder helps paint improve indoor air quality.
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'); document.write('Designed for interior paints, FORMASHIELD™ 12 enables paint on walls to capture free-flowing formaldehyde and lock it in over time, irreversibly removing it from air to improve Indoor Air Quality of homes and commercial buildings. Technology reacts with formaldehyde, transforming potentially harmful carcinogen into inert and harmless vapor. Offering optimal washability and adhesion as well as low odor, aqueous all-acrylic emulsion polymer can be formulated for ultra-low VOC and emissions.'); document.write('
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Polysulfone Foam is designed for wire and cable applications.
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'); document.write('Providing low-halogen content and low-smoke performance, Udel® P-1703 NT polysulfone (PSU) foam passes NFPA 262 smoke and flame test for plenum (CMP) applications. Resin has specific gravity of 1.24 and foam rate of 50%–60%; latter imparts dielectric constant of 1.8–2 to meet cable electrical requirements without requiring significant modifications to existing constructions. By controlling processing conditions, foaming level can be tuned to 20%–70% closed-cell structure utilized in industry.'); document.write('
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Acrylic Emulsion helps paint repel stains.
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'); document.write('Intended for premium interior flat and satin wall paints, RHOPLEX™ EZ Clean 1500 Emulsion provides stain repellency, resistance, and removal capabilities. Stain-beading technology enables common hydrophobic and hydrophilic stains to be wiped away. In addition to facilitating clean-up, 100% acrylic binder offers scrub resistance. Product can be formulated into low VOC paint, is made without alkylphenol ethoxylates surfactants, and is formaldehyde-free.'); document.write('
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Selective Soldering System features modular design.
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'); document.write('With no change-over required, SEHO SelectLine can dynamically process variety of assemblies with short cycle times. Fluxer module, various preheat modules, and soldering modules may be equipped individually, and depending on requirements, they can be configured into complete manufacturing line. Two electro-magnetic soldering units for mini-wave processes may be integrated. With automatic ultrasonic cleaning unit, liquid solder is set into oscillation which gently cleans surface of nozzle.'); document.write('
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Polymer Binders have environmentally friendly formulations.
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'); document.write('Ecronova solutions are available for low-emission systems, interiors, primers, and low-filled systems. As solvent-free polyurethane/polyacrylic hybrid system, Ecrothan™ 2012 provides abrasion/chemical resistance and accelerates hardness development. Latter produces water resistance in floor coatings, parquet lacquers, and industrial coatings. Ecrylic™ KS 447 APEO-free styrene/acrylic emulsion produces corrosion protection in primer formulations and exhibits adhesion on various steel substrates.'); document.write('
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Stabilizers address automotive applications.
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'); document.write('SONGXTEND™ 2121, 2122, and 2123 support automotive manufacturers\' use of polyolefin materials to conserve weight, improve recyclability, and lower CO2 emissions. In addition to helping meet thermal stability requirements, stabilizer solutions address fogging and odor issues in car interiors. Products promote reduction of VOC emissions and improve organoleptic properties by eliminating or reducing undesirable odors. SONGXTEND™ 2123 stabilizer is 100% sulfur free.'); document.write('
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Impact-Resistant Structural Steel withstands extreme conditions.
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'); document.write('Available in thicknesses from 6.00–60.00 mm, Optim 700 QL1 exhibits strength and impact toughness that ensure load-bearing capacity of lifting equipment. Impact strength, tested at -60°C, is suited for use in demanding conditions and sub-zero temperatures. With formability, bendability, and weldability that lend to facilitated processing, steel also complies with EN 10025-6+A1 standard. Applications include cranes, load-bearing structures, and frame structures/components of heavy machinery.'); document.write('
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Polyester Lidding Films suit oven temperatures up to 400°F.
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'); document.write('Available in clear, white, or metallized versions, LumiLid® Dual-Ovenable Polyester Lidding Films are FDA-compliant for use with oven temperatures up to 400°F for 30 minutes. Films are suited for refrigerated and frozen side dishes and entrees that require high heat for cooking or reheating. Offering secure seal to APET, APET-coated board, CPET, PP, HDPE, and HIPS trays, products provide oxygen barrier, have low seal initiation temperature, and are solvent-free for fresh food flavor.'); document.write('
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Silica Gel Desiccant Bag comes in several varieties.
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'); document.write('Used to absorb moist air or oxygen, desiccant packets can contain different type of granules or desiccant powders. Color silica gel granules (blue and orange) change color at different levels of absorption; non-colored (white) version is also available. Once granule is fully contaminated, it changes color completely to indicate it needs to be replaced. Granules can be restored to original shape and size by heating to over 300°C, and packet form factor optimizes absorption area.'); document.write('
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FST Composite Polyurethane Foam Cores enhance aircraft interiors.
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'); document.write('LAST-A-FOAM® FST-3800 Performance Series offers lightweight, rigid foam core material that satisfies fire, smoke, toxicity (FST) and heat release requirements for commercial aircraft interiors. Used in conjunction with other materials, series can help improve aesthetics while maintaining fire safety requirements.'); document.write('
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Impact Resistant Compounds can replace structural metal.
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'); document.write('Exhibiting strength and impact resistance, LUVOCOM® SCF compounds are based on such polymers as PA 6, PA 66, PA 46, and PPA and reinforced with carbon fibers. Specific gravity and coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) of these electrically conductive materials enable design of light, strong components. Able to be processed on standard injection molding machines, compounds offer tuned material properties for range of engineered components in automotive, oil and gas, and industrial markets.'); document.write('
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Polyester-Based TPUs are suitable for caster wheels.
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'); document.write('Resistant to petrol, diesel, oils, vegetable and animal fats, and solvents, polyester-based TPUs (thermoplastic polyurethanes) are available in Shore 65A to Shore 54D hardness range for use in such commercial, industrial, and consumer products as caster wheels for shopping carts, office chairs, and material handling equipment. Specifically formulated injection molded grade exhibits durability in weather (UV) and high-service temperature applications.'); document.write('
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Rugged PVC Elastomer is designed for EV charger cables.
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'); document.write('Intended for jacketing and insulation of electric vehicle (EV) charger cables, Flexalloy® 9612-75 complies with -40°C Cold Impact test requirement specified in CSA standards and offers tensile strength of 2,645 psi and elongation of 390%. This abrasion-resistant, 75 Shore A jacket compound, based on UHMW PVC resin, exhibits low-temperature brittleness value of less than -60°C, complies with UL-62 oil resistance requirement, and can be processed on standard PVC equipment.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Polyol Products help minimize VOCs in coatings.
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'); document.write('Suitable for industrial coatings applications, Polycin® XP - 100 LV and Polycin® XP - 200 LV allow formulators to increase solids and lower VOCs without sacrificing key performance characteristics. Renewable products feature low viscosity and compatibility with acrylic resins, as well as moisture resistance, chemical resistance, film hardness, and optimized pigment wetting.'); document.write('
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Mold Release Agent helps process pMDI particle board.
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'); document.write('Producing low COF interaction, Michem Wood Release 2137 allows wood to release cleanly from press platen while producing lighter colored board with little to no buildup. Product is dilutable with water and is applied by spraying over fiber mat. Michem Wood Release 2137 also provides memory, but resists transfer from wood fiber to process, virtually eliminating process slip issues while optimizing productivity.'); document.write('
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